1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us


 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


"Lickety Splits"
(Kay Sigman, Marleen Vinaske,
Linda Wheeler and Judy Miller)


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER
Mon., Sept. 18     11:30 Edon Senior Center
Wed., Sept. 20     12:00 Bryan Senior Center
Wed., Sept. 27     11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
OCTOBER
Wed., Oct. 4         11:45 Edgerton Senior Center
Mon., Oct. 16        11:30 Stryker Senior Center
Wed., Oct. 25        10:30 Pioneer Senior Center
We still have Dinner Theater tickets for "Ring of Fire" The Music of Johnny Cash. This show is located at Cromwell's Turkeyville, Marshall Michigan. Sign up before September 5th. For any other information contact any Senior Center Site Manager

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

SEPTEMBER
Mon
Sept 4
All Senior Centers & Home Delivery
CLOSED in honor of Labor Day
Tue
Sept 5
7:00 p.m. Fybromyalgia Support Group
Montpelier Senior Center
Thurs
Sept 7
10:15 Trip to Archold, Defiance Shopping & Lunch
Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Sept 12
Senior Day at the Fair

Brunch served in the Veterans Memorial Building on the Fairgrounds.

Serving 10:00 - 11:30  $3.00 suggested donation for brunch for seniors 60 and over
Wed
Sept 13
10:30 Gourd Art with Marilyn Ronal
Montpelier Senior Center
Come check it out!! Stay for lunch!!
Thurs
Sept 14
Birthday & Anniversary day
at any Senior Center
Mon
Sept 18
12:30 Parkinsons' Support Group
@ Bryan Senior Center
Mon
Sept 18
4:30 Dinner out to the Barn - Archbold
Pioneer Senior Center
Tue
Sept 19
Come join us for a wild senior discovery day at the Toledo Zoo. Get your centers details for this event and make reservations. Zoo admission is free, we will accept donations for transportation.
Tue
Sept 19
10:30 Alzheimer Support Group
Montpelier Senior Center
Mon
Sept 25
Bryan Senior Center is hosting the final Euchre Tournament for 2017 from 3:30 - 5:30 with a light supper to follow
 
OCTOBER  
Mon
Oct 2
2:00 OPERS Meeting
Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Oct 3
Dinner Theater Trip to Cromwell's Turkeyville, Marshall Michigan. For "Ring of Fire" The music of Johnny Cash
Tue
Oct 3
Thanksgiving Tickets go on sale. Pick up your ticket(s) ($6.00 suggested Donation) at any Williams County Senior Center
Tue
Oct 3
12:30 Trip to Shipshewana & Dinner Out
Stryker Senior Center Call 419-682-2083 to join the trip
Tue
Oct 3
7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Montpelier Senior Center
Thurs
Oct 5
Birthday & Anniversary Day
at any Senior Center
Mon
Oct 9
All Senior Centers and Home Delivery
CLOSED in honor of Columbus Day
Thurs
Oct 12
Rainbow of Wellness held in the Veterans Memorial Building on the Fairgrounds Montpelier. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. Transportation provided. Contact your site manager for details.
ALL CENTERS CLOSED
Mon
Oct 16
Edgerton Senior Center -
Senior Night Out
Call 419-298-3564 for details
Mon
Oct 23
12:30 Parkinsons' Support Group
@ Bryan Senior Center
Mon
Oct 30
Pioneer Senior Center
Senior Night Out
4:30 at Grand Plaza - Bryan
NOVEMBER
Thurs
Nov 16
Williams County Department of 
Aging's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Ticket holders only - Doors open at 9:30, Dinner served at 11:30. Even located at the Veterans Memorial Building on the Fairgrounds, Montpelier

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
Wednesdays Sept 20 & Oct 18
Toe Nail Clinic by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
*** $10.00 fee
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER  
Tue
Oct 31
11:30 Halloween Party - Costume Judging

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day
@ 12:30 - Prizes awarded Monthly
Tuesdays & Thursdays - Exercises
@ 10:45
SEPTEMBER  
Wed
Sept 27
Movie in Angola
 
OCTOBER  
Wed
Oct 25
Movie in Angola
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Wednesday's - Exercise 10:00
Monday's - Euchre Day after lunch

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

10:30 Wed. Sept 13 & Oct 11 - 
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up) $10.00 fee
10:30 Fri. Sept 8 & Oct 13 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
SEPTEMBER
Fri
Sept 8
1:45 Pioneer Farmers Market
Fri
Sept 22
10:30 Program "Aging Toolbox"
OCTOBER  
Fri
Oct 27
10:30 Program - Medicare 101
Tue
Oct 31
All day Party - Wear costumes, prizes given for Scary - Original - Beautiful

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

SEPTEMBER
Thurs
Sept 28
10:00 Make Cards
OCTOBER
Tue
Oct 10 & 24
10:30 School Visits
Mon
Oct 30
10:00 Make a family keepsake

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
Blood Pressure Checks third Tuesday's 12:00
SEPTEMBER
Wed
Sept 7
10:30 Toenail Clinic
OCTOBER
Thurs
Oct 5
11:30 Program - Health Ideas

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in July 8 & 15; August 5 & 19  at 10:00
  1st Thursday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
3rd Thursday of each month
10:30 Crafting with Eia
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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